§ Mr. W. THORNE
asked the President of the Local Government Board if he can state the number of both men and women old age pensioners for the year ended March, 1916; and if he will state the numbers that are receiving 5s. per week, 4s. per week, 3s. per week, 2s. per week, and 1s. per week, respectively?
Mr. McKINNON WOOD
The total number of old age pensions payable in the United Kingdom on the last Friday in March, 1916, was 978,112, of which 361,435 were payable to men and 616,677 to women. The number of pensions payable at each rate was as follows:
5/- 4/- 3/- 2/- 1/- 923,275 19,605 20,145 9,905 5,182